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Alex Lynn

Alex Lynn is a reporter for Private Equity International. Based in London, Alex's primary focus is European private equity fundraising. Prior to PEI, he wrote for a number of publications in the specialist lending sector.

Abraaj dispute prompts lenders to close fund finance loophole

Banks are changing the way security notices are issued to LPs following the firm's collapse.

DATA SNAPSHOT: Endowments and foundations grow more concerned over fees

Two-fifths of the investors said fees are a greater concern than ever due to more muted return expectations, according to NEPC data.

What LPs consider a fair management fee

LPs expect a $5bn private equity fund to charge a 1.23% management fee, according to research from Asante Capital.

Ineffective GP-LP reporting ‘hurts’ private equity

Complexity, opacity and a lack of standardization have slowed efforts to improve reporting, a conference has heard.

Crestline: Better documentation of portfolio finance in LPAs

Provisions to allow this kind of borrowing are becoming better documented in LPAs, the co-head of Crestline's portfolio finance vehicle tells PEI.

What happens when subscription credit lines turn sour

SocGen’s dispute with some Abraaj LPs over an unpaid facility could have far-reaching consequences for the fund finance industry.

How carried interest gets better with age

Private equity professionals who manage more than $20bn and have at least 16 years' experience earned $65m in carry last year.

Europe: Home of the no-fault divorce clause

US funds often offer a no-fault suspension of the investment period, which is relatively rare in European funds, according to a report from MJ Hudson.

Triton appoints compliance head after incumbent pivots to ESG – exclusive

Moana Moore joined as partner with responsibility for compliance oversight and money laundering reporting on November 6.

Fee reporting template becomes a focus for UK regulator

The Cost Transparency Initiative – which covers around £180bn of scheme assets – will run a pilot phase to test the new templates and supporting materials until January 2019.

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